Category: Pest Management

Scope Out the Pests Harming your Dream Garden

Your gardening hard work provides tangible payouts, including therapeutic benefits and an aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. So, what can you do to protect this reward from unwanted pests? When identifying and treating garden pests, it’s important to note your region may be more susceptible to certain pests than others. An integrated pest management (IPM) approach … Continued

Don’t Bring Home an Extra Camper: Tips to Keep Kids Bug Bite-Free

As summer approaches, parents are quickly planning their kid’s summer activities. For many, this includes packing their bags and heading to summer camp – the ultimate place for scavenger hunts, swimming, and other fun outdoor activities. But, campers may meet more than a new bunkmate during their stay. Tiny, yet harmful, pests thrive in the … Continued

Tips & Tricks for Buying a Pest-Free Home

Congratulations on embarking on your homeownership adventure! As you enter this next phase of life, there are a lot of factors to consider – from school districts to bedrooms to nearby parks. That’s why we’ve pulled together a few steps that make it easy for you to make sure you’re not purchasing a home with … Continued

Nothing Nice About Mice, Rats and Other Harmful Rodents

When it comes to hosting and entertaining, most homeowners prefer to focus on the fun, aesthetically pleasing tasks, like designing the perfect outdoor spaces, determining on-trend color palettes and selecting the best and brightest plants.  No one likes to consider that they may be inviting mice or other rodents in to their home, along with … Continued

IPM 101: The AND Approach for Confident Control

The holidays are around the corner, and with all the hustle and bustle that comes with this time of year, you shouldn’t let home and lawn issues slow you down. We have a balanced, sustainable solution to solve these issues so you don’t have to choose between sitting in front of the fire and taking … Continued

New Homeowner’s Guide: 5 key tips to lawn and home maintenance

Moving into that perfect new home is exciting, but looking at the list of maintenance your home requires can be a little overwhelming. In the first edition of our New Homeowner’s Guide, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® is providing home and lawn maintenance tips to help tackle new-to-you tasks so you can avoid … Continued

People Taking Simple, but Not Extreme, Steps to Protect Against Zika

Recent survey shows more than 80 percent of people are using insect repellent, but not changing travel plans WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2016 – According to a recent survey conducted by RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)®, people are taking simple actions to protect themselves, their families and their homes from mosquitoes this summer; … Continued

Summer has arrived, and so have the Mosquitoes

Welcoming the first official day of summer means welcoming more time in the fresh air and sunshine. But it also means a greater chance of itchy, and potentially dangerous, mosquito bites. Mosquito bites can be a serious threat to public health. According to the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), more than one million people worldwide … Continued

Guest Post: Organic products are not always what they seem. Education is key

With so much information circulating on the Internet, it’s hard to discern between facts and opinions and credible and non-credible sources, especially when it comes to pesticide products and their use. And sometimes, seemingly credible sources and studies aren’t always that.  On top of that, it seems fashionable to label lawn care operators – once … Continued

Bite Back: Learn to Prevent Tick Bites

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the perfect time to revisit the cause, prevalence and prevention steps of the devastating disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, making it the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the US. As the … Continued

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